Overview

Salary: $151,234 to $241,371

The Broward County Transportation Department is comprised of a comprehensive transportation network that ensures the safe, secure and efficient movement of its citizens. The existing public transportation network provides approximately 26 million fixed route and express service bus trips annually, with another 2.1 trips through its Community Shuttle program. In addition, the organization is adding over 200 miles of premium service through its Premium Mobility (PREMO) plan. Under PREMO, BCT is transitioning from a bus only organization to a full multi-modal provider of public transportation with heavy rail, light rail, automated people mover systems, bus rapid transit, and high frequency bus service thus reducing the reliance on single-occupancy vehicles and helping to alleviate traffic congestion. The integration of these premium public transportation services will ensure seamless connectivity between bus services and other transit options. BCT works closely with federal, state, and local governments, regional agencies and the community at large to address transportation needs and priorities.

Responsibilities

BCT is seeking to fill the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO provides leadership and direction for the Transportation Department’s Operations Division, including bus, rail, and paratransit. Responsibilities include executive oversight, operational management, financial performance, strategic planning, employee development, safety promotion, customer advocacy, and coordination of assigned division activities. This is an executive leadership position. The incumbent will advise the Transportation Director on strategy, issues, and resolutions. The COO will review and analyze policies, procedures and practices and work with key stakeholders for recommendations/assistance. The COO will be well versed in industry standards and stay abreast of current best practices.

Requirements

Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in safety systems management, finance, business or public administration, engineering, organizational dynamics, consumer behavior, technology or a closely related field is required (one year of relevant experience may be substituted for each year of required education); and six years progressively responsible experience in administration and management of one of the following areas: public transit, transportation, hospitality, consumer technology, heavy-infrastructure, logistics or closely related experience. Experience managing bargaining units and developing and implementing high-capacity transit programs preferred.

Additional Information

Salary: $151,234 to $241,371

Please apply immediately on-line at www.allianceRC.com. For questions, please contact David McDonald at dmcdonald@alliancerc.com or Sherrill Uyeda at suyeda@alliancerc.com. Main Office: (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.

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